About Administration

Administrative Staff

To reach Administrative Staff by phone, please call 410.783.8100

President & CEO 
Paul Meecham | Biography
Leilani Uttenreither, Executive Assistant

Vice President of Marketing & Communications 
Eileen Andrews 

Vice President of Education & Community Engagement 
Carol Bogash

Vice President of External Affairs, BSO at Strathmore 
Jack Fishman

Vice President of Development 
Dale Hedding

Vice President of Artistic Operations 
Matthew Spivey

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer 
John T. Verdon

Artistic Planning & Operations 
Nishi Badhwar, Director of Orchestra Personnel
Toby Blumenthal, Manager of Facility Sales 
Tiffany Bryan, Manager of Front of House 
Patrick Chamberlain, Artistic Coordinator 
David George, Assistant Personnel Manager 
Anna Harris, Operations Manager
Tabitha Pfleger, Director of Operations and Facilities 
Meg Sippey, Artistic Planning Manager and Assistant to the Music Director

Jessica Abel, Manager of Grants Programs
Jordan Allen, Instiutional Giving Coordinator
Megan Beck, Manager of Donor Engagement & Special Events
Kate Caldwell, Director of Philanthropic Planning
Stephanie Johnson, Manager of Annual Giving, BSO at Strathmore
Stephanie Moore, Manager of the Annual Fund
Joanne Rosenthal, Director of Major Gifts, Planned Giving & Government Relations 
Alice Simons, Director of Institutional Giving
Richard Spero, Community Liaison for BSO at Strathmore 
Janie Szybist, Research and Campaign Associate
Sarah Weintraub, Development Office Manager

Education & Community Engagement 
Nicholas Cohen, Director of Community Engagement 
Annemarie Guzy, Director of Education 
Alicia Kosack, Operations Manager, Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras 
Patrick Locklin, Education Program Manager 
Larry Townsend, Education Assistant
Kay Sheppard, Education Outreach Assistant

Dan Trahey, OrchKids Artistic Director 
Nick Skinner, OrchKids Director of Operations
Rafaela Dreisin, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Mary Winterling Elementary School
Camille Delaney-McNeil, OrchKids Site Coordinator, Lockerman-Bundy Elementary School
Jaclyn Dorr, OrchKids Site Coordinator, New Song Academy

Facilities Operations 
Curtis Jones, Building Services Manager 
Bertha Dickerson, Senior Housekeeper
Alvin Crawley, Facilities Technician

Finance and Information Technology 
Sarah Beckwith, Director of Accounting 
Sophia Jacobs, Senior Accountant 
Janice Johnson, Senior Accountant 
Evinz Leigh, Administration Associate 
Chris Vallette, Database & Web Administrator 
Donna Waring, Payroll Accountant 
Jeff Wright, Director of Information Technology

Marketing and Public Relations 
Rika Dixon White, Director of Marketing
Derek A. Johnson, Senior Marketing Manager
Justin Gillies, Graphic Designer 
Bryan Joseph Lee, Marketing & PR Manager, BSO at Strathmore
Alyssa Porambo, Public Relations & Social Media Manager
Adeline Sutter, Group Sales Manager
Derek Chavis, Marketing Coordinator
Theresa Kopasek, Marketing & PR Associate 

Ticket Services 
Amy Bruce, Director of Ticket Services 
Peter Murphy, Ticket Services Manager 
Timothy Lidard, Manager of VIP Ticketing 
Michael Schultz, Senior Ticket Agent, Special Events 
Juliana Marin, Senior Ticket Agent, Strathmore 
Michael Suit, Ticket Service Agent 
Thomas Treasure, Ticket Service Agent